Kinds of sentence according to structure
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Published on: Mar 3, 2016
Transcripts - Kinds of sentence according to structure
According to Structure
consists of only one independent clause
containing a subject and a verb and it
expresses complete thought. There is no
She ate an apple.
They are sleeping.
I bought a book.
A compound sentence consists of at least
two independent clauses.
It is joined by coordinating conjunctions.
I like an apple but my brother likes a
I helped him and he became happy.
He failed two times yet he is not
I asked him a question; he replied correctly.
A complex sentence consists of one
independent clause and at least one
It is joined by subordinating conjunction.
I met the boy who had helped me.
She is wearing a shirt which looks nice.
You can’t pass the test unless you study for it.
•If a complex sentence begins with an
independent clause, a comma is not used
between clauses in a complex sentence.
•If a complex sentence begins with dependent
clause then a comma is use after dependent
clause in a complex sentence.
He is playing well although he is ill.
Although he is ill, he is playing well.
consists of at least two independents and
one or more dependent clauses.
He went to college and I went to a market
where I bought a book.
I like Mathematics but my brother likes
Biology because he wants to be a doctor.